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Congresswoman Honors Joan Irvine and ASACP


Congresswoman Honors Joan Irvine, ASACP

By: Todd Lewis, www.avn.com
Posted: 07/30/2008

LOS ANGELES - Joan Irvine, CEO of the Association of Sites Advocating Child Protection , has received a Certificate of Congressional Commendation from Congresswoman Jane Harman.

The certificate commends Irvine for her "outstanding dedication" to ASACP. Irvine has served as CEO for ASACP since 2002. With a background in e-commerce, business technology and association management, Irvine has been the driving force behind ASACP's ability to expand its efforts toward protecting children from viewing age-inappropriate content with the "Restricted to Adults" website label.

RTA is a free, easy-to-use and internationally recognized label that designates content for adults only. ASACP launched RTA in November 2006, and it now has more than 5 million link-ins and there are a billion hits to pages labeled with RTA daily. 

"While it is truly an honor to be singled out for such a prestigious award, I share it with ASACP's sponsors and supporters who are the real driving force behind ASACP," said Irvine. "Aug. 1 will mark my six-year anniversary with ASACP and I am grateful to founder Alec Helmy for giving me the opportunity to be a part of the incredible work the adult industry does in order to protect children."

To view the award, go to http://www.asacp.org/page.php?content=awards.

Founded in 1996, ASACP is a nonprofit organization dedicated to eliminating child pornography from the Internet. ASACP battles child pornography through its CP reporting hotline, and by organizing the efforts of the online adult industry to combat the heinous crime of child sexual abuse. ASACP also works to help parents prevent children from viewing age-inappropriate material online. For more information, go to www.asacp.org.